The Poverty and Hunger Research Lab of the University of the Philippines School of Statistics is a research study group composed of faculty members and students of the School who are interested in doing research related to poverty and hunger in the country. The Poverty and Hunger Research Lab is envisioned to guide and inform policy-makers though its empirical-based research outputs.


Colloquium

Test for Richness and Poorness: A Stochastic Dominance Analysis of Income Distributions by Dr. Rebecca Valenzuela on Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 4:00 P.M. at the UPSS Auditorium

Latest Papers

Getting a job in the Philippines: The Transition from Unemployment to Work among Filipino Jobseekers
by Dennis S. Mapa and Jeremy L. De Jesus
School of Statistics Working Paper Series
Working Paper No. 2015-04

Rice, Job Misery, Hunger Incidence:
Need to Track Few More Statistical Indicators for the Poor

by Dennis S. Mapa, Kristell M. Castillo and Krizia DR. Francisco
School of Statistics Working Paper Series
Working Paper No. 2015-01

To One Hundred Million and Beyond:
Population Management should be mainstreamed in the Philippine Development Agenda

by Dennis S. Mapa, Arsenio M. Balisacan, Sharon Faye Piza and Jose Rowell T. Corpuz
School of Statistics Working Paper Series
Working Paper No. 2014-01

The link between agricultural output and the states of poverty in the Philippines:
Evidence from self-rated poverty data

by Dennis S. Mapa, Michael Daniel C. Lucagbo and Heavenly Joy P. Garcia
The Philippine Review of Economics
Vol. 49, No. 2, December 2012, pp. 51-74